Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D5500

Winner
Nikon D5300

100

Nikon D5500

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
200 ms shutter lag
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
Weight
Light-weight
420 g

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competitors

Nikon D5300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$409 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$519 body only

$785 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$580 - $597 body only

$569 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lowest price More expensive

Nikon D5500 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$580 - $597 body only

$569 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weight Heavier
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$705 - $997 body only

$866 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$711 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

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